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Jan 7, 2010 5:00pm EST
nigerians to enact terrorist attacks against the united states. president obama ordered them to follow-up on more leads, share reports and beef up the no fly list. he wants the u.s. to start a sustained and intense effort to stay ahead of the security challenge. >> the u.s. government had the information scattered throughout the system to potentially uncover this plot and disrupt the attack. rather than a failure to collect or share intelligence, this was a failure to connect and understand the intelligence that we already had. >> reporter: these remarks from the president were delivered about 4:30, a short time ago. they were originally supposed to be at 2:00. that shifted actions at the white house. we are in the process right now of standing by for a briefing from white house press secretary robert gibbs. we are monitoring that and will bring it to you live later today. laura, back to you. >> fits fitz, thanks for the overview. >>> a debate over whether to use full body scanners and the obama administration request for increased security. italy announced it will oin britain and the
Jan 19, 2010 5:00pm EST
, a live report from port-au-prince and learn about orphans arriv united states. go to for the latest headlines on earthquake relief efforts going on now. >>> following a developing story at home. it was a close call this afternoon for a district man and his two twin sons. they were overcome by carbon monoxide gas inside their home. it happened on seton place off north capitol street. bob barnard is live with the latest. >> reporter: laura, good news is ever one will be fine. the man and his two sons. there was an extremely high level of carbon monoxide found inside the ome after noon. fire investigators suspecting a faulty furnace. it was an urgent scene on seton place. a man and his two teenage sons rushed to the hospital. d.c. fire and ems officials say a phone call from one of the boys to his counselor may have saved all three lives. fire officials say the counselor called his boss and asked her to call 911. >> knocked on the door, no answer. firefighters broke in the doors and the adult male, the father stumbled out semi conscious. >> reporter: while paramedics
Jan 25, 2010 5:00pm EST
wilson, fox news. >>> a 15-year-old girl is now getting medical care here in the united states. this young woman suffered severe injuries to her face in the earthquake. she is now at children's hospital in miami. her cousin is her guardian because the girl's mother died when their home collapsed on top of them. doctors say she is doing much better but has a long road ahead. >> she's sustained significant facial injuries and again the treatment of those facial injury has to be tailored to the fact that we received her you know eight days after the event. >> reporter: even the other quake survivors are also being treated at thesame hospital. >>> today in the district, civil rights activist dick gregory vowed not to eat for 30 days to bring attention the flight of the victims in hti. speaking at union temple baptist church he said he won't eat or drink anything for the first week and after that only liquids. greg i have 77 years old. >>> well, younger activists in our area are also working to help haiti. >>> they are elementary school kids little children with big hearts. as beth
Jan 22, 2010 5:00pm EST
in the united states. no direct explanation. the british government says there is no intelligence to suggest that an attack is imminent. >>> sky fox is over dulles where we are following developing news. united airlines flight 915 took off but had to turn back becausa bird hit the aircraft. the plane landed safely. >>> no trouble with wintry weather around the distric as we expect, areas to the north and west did see snow and ice and rain to the south. what can we expect for the weekend? sue palka has a look at the forecast. >> it will be a split decision this weekend. it will start out on a dry note. a live look outside toward downtown d.c., a drying breeze is fluttering the flag there and the streets are beginning to dry up after the round of mostly rain and heavy rain to the south. fredricksburg closing in n an inch of rain with the storm system. out to the north and west it was a wintry mix. it's pulling out of town. don't cancel your plans. a look at true view, you can see the last of the showers moving out. this patch is just about over. i want to mention that we are aware that some of
Jan 5, 2010 5:00pm EST
into the united states from another country. outlining the changes, the president stressed many of the changes made in the week and a half since the attempted christmas day bombing. these include dozens of people added to the watch list that are supposed to keep terrorists off aircraft bound for the united states. they are looking at those lists and reviewing to see if they are up to date and accurate. the state department has been taken to task in order to be more aggressive about rejecting and rescinding travel visa is to the u.s. and a comprehensive review is still under way at this hour about the man charged in the christmas day plot and why u.s. officials were not able to connect the dot as to his intentions. >> the bottom line is this: the u.s. government had sufficient information to uncover this plot but the intelligence community failed to connect the dots which would have placed the suspect on the no fly list. in other words, this was not a failure to collect intelligence but to integrate and understand the intelligence that we had. >> reporter: during the white house briefing today,
Jan 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
it forward in light of a new political reality. >> the united states senator from massachusetts, scott brown. >> reporter: the obama white house is shell shocked by this stunning victory as the first republican senator from massachusetts in nearly 40 years. >> the president was surprised and frustrated. everybody bears some responsibility, certainly including the white house. >> reporter: tuesday's election results are slowing down the president's push for health care reform. the president still believes broad reforms are needed but he doesn't want a vote on a reconciled bill until brown is seated. >> reporter: just a few weeks ago, brown was a little known state senator. >> the number one thing i heard is people are tired of business as usual. >> reporter: now he is republican poster board for gop resurgence. >> what happened, independent independents, the people that put together the coalition for barack obama and democrats are fleeing in droves. >> reporter: meanwhile, democratic senators while acknowledging the loss of their 60 vote majority down played its impact. >> the election in mas
Jan 26, 2010 5:00pm EST
the united states, of course, as always, the timing is still an issue and it's looking like friday into saturday and the question is will it move in during the early part of the day on friday or will it hold off into friday evening and the quicker it's here, the quicker it gets out of here. the storm track isup certain with this and doesn't look like this is going to be a big nor'easter and thinking of the possibility of snow from the mid-atlantic into the carolinas and the cold air is going to be in place too. that is one variable we don't he to worry about as the storm system approaches and that is too early to talk about the snowfall accumulations, how much we will get or not. one thing we'll track is through the rest of the week, laura? >> we'll see you soon for more details. >>> thinking of flying out of up to? better book now. the airlines are reversing their price hikes. we're going tell you where it scored good deals. melanie. >>> i'm melanie alnwick lee where the washington auto show is underway. >>> and thank you, plus the crisis in haiti. and we'll show you the ngth one
Jan 4, 2010 5:00pm EST
. security analysts say over time, it may become more difficult for the united states to enact its regulations in other countries. >> they should use methods that are effective. >> a former fbi special agent now with the aclu. focus on entire countries rather than individuals. a terrorist could slip through. >> what we have seen from these latest incidents, what the government needs to start doing is focusing more resources on people who they do have reason to believe are in this conduct. >> despite the delays, they don't have a choice, so they are willing to put up with the extra screenings. now of course, all of this will be topic at the white house tomorrow. president obama is scheduled to meet with his top national security advisers to discuss any tsa regulations that have been imposed so far and anymore that may be soon to come. live at dulles international armet, fox 5 news. >>> tom, thank you. >>> fallout from a security scare at newark national airport. causing massive delays, even grounding some flights. now the security officer assigned has been reassigned. the man wh
Jan 18, 2010 5:00pm EST
is special envoy of the united states richard holbrooke. one of the bombs targeted a plaza outside of the presidential palace as happened karzai was swearing in new cabinet members. the fighting lasted more than three hours inside of in government buildings in kabul. >> thank you. >>> six days and counting since tragedy struck haiti. the scene there anything but calm and organized. rescue teams continue their push to save lives before time runs out. we are live in port-au-prince coming up next . >>> right now some of the big stories we are following at 5:00. a shoplifting suspect has died after arlington county police used a taser on him. the suspect had trouble breathing minutes after the officer used the taser. they called for paramedics but brumby died. they are awaiting an autopsy to find out why the died. >>> both candidates are trying to mobilize supporters in the final hours of a hard-fought senate race. polls show the race is very close right now. >>> the united nations says 73,000 people in haiti have now received food. but thousands more are desperately awaiting relief as
Jan 27, 2010 5:00pm EST
ambassador to the united states want better leadership and more communication from the haitian government saying it's necessary to help coordinate aid coming in and to help haiti work toward recovery and building. aid is pouring in and not much in the form of cash. the american officials are sending goods and supplies saying they don't want to give cash to a government in disarray. 1,000 planes with food, supplies are on a waiting list to get into the airport. they trying to make sure the port in port-au-prince is stable. once they can establish, that the aid will be able to flow in more freely. fox 5 working to keep you up to date on the developments out of haiti. on, we posted everything from the latest on relief efforts to a photo gallery of the tragedy and ways that you can donate to the relief and recovery efforts on our home pain. >>> time now to talk about the weather again and put gary mcgrady back on about the snow. >> we're trying to do that and they don't want to give it up and if the track goes off the roof, right, is that correct? there you go. >> okay. >> to
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
, phone lines down. is there a number that people here in the united states can call if they're concerned about the relatives in haiti? >> yes, there are. if you're concerned about the american citizens who is in haiti, the number you can call is 1-888-407-4747. this puts you in touch with the ask force and that is charged with trying to help find american citizens. if you're not or the person is not, the task force can't help on you this number. you have to try to go through other means. if you're looking for an american citizens, 1-888-407- 4747. >> thank you so much for joining us and all the information, of course, i assume we'll check in with you again throughout the process. thank you for giving us the information. >>> tonight, the international monetary fund said it will help, too, managing director dominique strauss kahn released a statement, it's as if the imf is ready to do its part. i have asked staff to look into all the possibilities. >>> the pictures coming in show the missery is staggering. this is a city street covered in the rubble from the collapsed buildings. the earth
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
. the haitian ambassador to the united states. >> the americans found that they a good friend in haiti. >> reporter: with his own staff working around the clock, the ambassador said he's urging americans to funnel monetary donations through the red cross. >> work with the judges a the -- churches and clubs, get whatever they can. don't go for shoes, clothes and things like that. do cash. >> reporter: while this work goes oninside the embassy, folks, they began to leave mementos, hand-painted pictures of haitian health that no longer exist. they're doing a good job. we know it's not going to be enough. >> he works as a relief coordinator, focusing on the job helped him deal with his own emotions of the destruction in his country. >> we are overwhelmed with that support. we can't be more pleased than that. >> reporter: as for mark, he's not heard nothing from his mom and dad and the hope is tomorrow will bring better news. >> we have to keep on going o >> reporter: on embassy row in northwest, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> reporter: the earthquake in haiti and rescue operations dominati
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